Texas Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-4159)
Incident period: October 30, 2013 to October 31, 2013
Major Disaster Declaration declared on December 20, 2013
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
March 20, 2015
DENTON, Texas – The state of Texas has received more than $1.1 million for repairs to roads and other facilities in the aftermath of the 2013 Halloween flooding.Overflow from Onion Creek damaged Falwell Lane in Austin, washing away parts of the asphalt road, shoulders and slope embankments and other infrastructure at seven different locations.
February 6, 2015
DENTON, Texas – More than $465,000 was recently awarded to the state of Texas from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for repairs to two lift stations; multiple sewer manhole covers; a city of Austin water supply pipe; and the removal of more than 40,000 cubic yards of debris in the aftermath of the 2013 Halloween flooding.The damage from the flooding includes:
May 1, 2014
DENTON, Texas - Federal funding totaling more than $1.2 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency has been approved for eligible city, county and state government agencies in central Texas following last year’s Halloween floods. The grant money reimburses eligible entities for costs incurred during the Oct. 30-31, 2013 flooding in Caldwell, Hays, Travis and Freestone counties for their response activities and repairs to flood-damaged infrastructure.
January 22, 2014
AUSTIN, Texas – A Jan. 17, 2014 amendment to a federal disaster declaration for Texas following the severe storms and flooding that impacted central portions of the state on Oct. 30-31, 2013 now includes Freestone County.
December 20, 2013
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the State of Texas.Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:
December 20, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Texas to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms and flooding during the period of October 30-31, 2013.